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Today I was excited to learn that I had been selected in the Hot 30 Under 30 2017 young entrepreneurs in Australia. It’s an amazing achievement both for myself & the team at Uncle Jack. We’ve grown tremendously since the idea was conceptualised in early 2014. Sitting at #17 on the list, it’s an honour to be the youngest[…]

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Interviewing for our new digital marketing team member at 9am on a Sunday! @unclejackwatches

It’s a burning question that many entrepreneurs will want to know. They know they need to hire someone to continue to grow and expand their business, but they don’t know who or what. There are many varied scenarios & roles in which could you argue a case for. For example, an operations manager would reduce your[…]

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Supermannnn. Quick coffee break before the big @unclejackwatches launch this evening ☕⌚

Well, in a sense. Today is the last day that my business will have a customer service person. Now? Customer Experience Manager (CXM). In 2016 customer service is almost redundant. If you think about customer service, it’s 100% reactive – you’re reacting to emails, phone calls, messages and any contact that a customer makes with[…]

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Something big in the works...

Pinch me, I must be dreaming. My company, Uncle Jack, recently collaborated with one of Australia’s most sought-after individuals, Megan Gale. We co-designed a range of unisex watches in support of men’s health. We are donating 10% of all sales to Movember, who do amazing work in promoting & supporting the health of men. As[…]

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Wow, what a humbling experience. As I write this blog post I am sitting at Changping railway station reflecting on my time and experience in China. I spent the last four days visiting my manufacturer in the working class city of Changping. It’s a small town, nothing like the hustle and bustle of its cross-town[…]

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Day 2 of interviews today!

I think when I look back at my entrepreneurial career in 20 years I will pin-point this interview with a prospective employee as one of the most bizarre moments. We were hiring for a contract marketing role and it was our final interview for the day. It had been an exhausting day. This applicant’s resume[…]

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